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Refuge – architecture d’intérieur Designs a Cozy Cabin in Megève, France

By • Jan 25, 2017

Amidst the countless home, building, and decor designs we see, some of our very favourites are the ones that combine the reclaimed and the glamorous, presenting visitors with a gorgeous rustic chic aesthetic. That’s the best way we can find to describe The Cross, an architectural and interior design project completed by Refuge – architecture d’intérieur last year! If you have a taste for finer things but you still appreciate a sort of woodland appearance, then we think you’ll quite enjoy and find inspiration in the photos to follow.

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Located in Megève, France, The Cross looks like a grand old hunting lodge with a hint of modern glamour for balance. Rather than resembling the kind of cottage one might really bunk into during a long hunting trip in the woods, this home takes the finest aspects of country living and combines them with old fashioned style filled with antiques that match the rustic structure.

The biggest feature you’ll notice upon walking in is the inclusion of wood and reclaimed timbers. The floors, the walls, and the ceiling are all constructed from the same beautifully finished wood, giving the entire home a warm, comfortable feeling. To save it from appearing too dark, however, the designers contrasted all that rich wood with primarily white decor and accent pieces. White chairs, bed sets, and area carpets make things feel crisp and neat.

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Besides the inclusion of wood, we’re reminded of hunting or skiing lodges by the inclusion of faux and ethical furs. Luscious accent chairs, cozy bed throws, and carpets that feel soft between your toes all boast soft, furry finishes that add a touch of old glamour to the space. If your favourite place to escape to is the cabin in the woods but you still appreciate a touch of refinery, strive for a balance like the one you see here and you’re sure to feel like you’ve gotten the best of both worlds.

Photos by: Sébastien Veronese

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